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Major General
Thomas M. Anderson
Thomas M. Anderson
Information
Born January 21, 1836
  • Chillicothe, Ohio
Died May 8, 1917 (81)
  • Portland, Oregon
Buried at Arlington National Cemetery
Alma mater St Mary's College
Military Info
Allegiance 20px United States
branch 20px United States Army
Years of Service 1861-1900
Rank 20px Major General USV

Thomas McArthur Anderson, USA (January 21, 1836 – May 8, 1917)

Military AssignmentsEdit

Sleeve Insignia Name Position Headquarters Begin Date End Date
Company A, 6th Ohio Infantry Soldier April 20, 1861 May 15, 1861
5th Cavalry Regiment Officer May 15, 1861 October 8, 1861
12th Infantry Regiment Officer October 8, 1861 1864
12th Infantry Regiment Commanding Officer July 4, 1865 September 21, 1866
21st Infantry Regiment Commanding Officer September 21, 1866 June 24, 1866
10th Infantry Regiment Commanding Officer June 24, 1866 March 20, 1879
9th Infantry Regiment Commanding Officer March 20, 1879 September 6, 1886
14th Infantry Regiment Commanding Officer September 6, 1886 March 31, 1899
3rd Philippines Expeditionary Force Commanding General Philippines 1898 1898
2nd Division (P.E.) Commanding General Philippines 1898 1898
VIII Corps Commanding General Manila, Philippines 1898 1899
Retired List January 21, 1900 May 8, 1917

Military & Civilian SchoolsEdit

  • 1855 : Graduate, St Mary's College, Maryland
  • 1858 : Graduate, Cincinnati School of Law

Dates of RankEdit

Regular Army

Grade Rank Insignia Name Branch Insignia Date of Rank Age Notes
O-1
2nd Lieutenant Insignia
2nd Lieutenant May 7, 1861 25 accepted: May 15, 1861
O-3 Captain May 14, 1861 25 accepted: October 8, 1861
O-4 Major March 26, 1868 32
O-5 Lieutenant Colonel March 20, 1879 43
O-6 Colonel September 6, 1886 50
O-7 Brigadier General March 31, 1899 63 accepted: April 3, 1899
Retired : January 21, 1900

United States Volunteer

Grade Rank Insignia Name Branch Insignia Date of Rank Age Notes
O-7 Brigadier General May 4, 1898 62 accepted: May 19, 1898
O-8 Major General August 13, 1898 62 accepted: September 5, 1898
Honorable Discharge : June 12, 1899

Battles/WarsEdit

  • American Civil War
    • Battle of Antietam
    • Battle of Fredericksburg
    • Battle of Chancellorsville
    • Battle of the Wilderness
    • Battle of Spotsylvania Court House
  • Spanish-American War
    • Battle of Manila
  • Philippine-American War
    • Battle of Manila
    • Battle of Santana
    • Battle of San Pedro
    • Battle of Guadalupe

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